Package gpm

A mouse server for the Linux console

Gpm provides mouse support to text-based Linux applications like the
Emacs editor and the Midnight Commander file management system. Gpm
also provides console cut-and-paste operations using the mouse and
includes a program to allow pop-up menus to appear at the click of a
mouse button.

General Commands (Section 1)
The program gpm-root is designed to handle Control-Mouse events to draw menus on the background of the current tty. The actual menus are described by a...
The `mev' program is part of the gpm package. The information below is extracted from the texinfo file, which is the preferred source of information. The mev...
This experimental and incomplete application tries to help in detecting which protocol does your mouse speak. It is able to detect MouseMan devices, and to...
Miscellanea (Section 7)
This manpage describes the various pointer types currently available in gpm. If you look at the source code, you'll find that pointer-specific code is confined...
System Administration (Section 8)
This package tries to be a useful mouse server for applications running on the Linux console. It is based on the "selection" package, and some of its code comes...